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Natl J Integr Res Med. 2012; 3(4): 139-141


Kartagenerís Syndrome : A Rare Case

Dr . Manish Bavaliya*, Dr . Vishal Sadatia*, Dr.Ritesh Vekariya*,Dr . Dinesh Jani**.

Abstract
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a syndrome characterised by productive cough with bronchiectasis and sinusitis early in life and reduced fertility later in life. PCD is a rare syndrome with an estimated incidence of 1: 20,000 to 30,000 . Primary ciliary dyskinesia is a genetic disorder which manifests early in life and that distinguish it from the acquired mucociliary disorders . Here we discuss one such case of Kartagenerís syndrome that presented to us with bronchiectasis , recurrent sinusitis with primary infertility and situs inversus , all of which which fit into the triad of Kartagenerís syndrome [Bavaliya M et al NJIRM 2012; 3(4) : 139-141]

Key words: Key Words: Primary ciliary dyskinesia , Primary infertility , Acquired mucociliary disorders.



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